**Elements of Phase Transitions and Critical Phenomena**

by Hidetoshi Nishimori, Gerardo Ortiz

**Publisher**: Oxford University Press 2011**ISBN-13**: 9780199577224**Number of pages**: 384

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This book provides an introductory account on the theory of phase transitions and critical phenomena, a subject now recognized to be indispensable for students and researchers from many fields of physics and related disciplines.

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